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Desmond Bishop

Desmond Bishop - #55 - LB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 2"/ 238 lbs.
Birthday 07/24/1984
Birthplace Fairfield, CA
College California
Years played 6
Drafted 2007, 6th round, 18th pick by Packers

Green Bay Packers: 2013 team needs

Posted March 07, 2013 @ 4:32 p.m. ET
We highlight the top three needs on offense and defense for the Green Bay Packers, and take a look back at their 2012 draft class.

Thompson: Packers not worried about leadership void

Posted Feb. 22, 2013 @ 12:26 p.m. ET
Packers GM Ted Thompson is confident his club will overcome key losses both on the field and in the front office.

Packers release C Jeff Saturday

Posted Feb. 18, 2013 @ 7:34 p.m. ET
The Packers have released C Jeff Saturday, who intends to retire.

Packers announce release of DB Woodson

Posted Feb. 15, 2013 @ 4:06 p.m. ET
The Packers have released eight-time Pro Bowl DB Charles Woodson, the team announced Friday.

Packers WR Donald Driver calls it a career

Posted Feb. 06, 2013 @ 8:01 p.m. ET
Longtime Packers WR Donald Driver took part in a public retirement ceremony at Lambeau Field on Wednesday.

Packers WR Driver retires after 14 seasons

Posted Jan. 31, 2013 @ 9:54 a.m. ET
Packers WR Donald Driver announced he will retire from the NFL after 14 seasons in Green Bay.

14-year veteran C Saturday to retire

Posted Jan. 25, 2013 @ 2:56 p.m. ET
Veteran C Jeff Saturday told WFNI-AM in Indianapolis on Friday that he will retire following Sunday’s Pro Bowl.

With Jennings, Driver likely gone, could Pack target WR?

Posted Jan. 23, 2013 @ 3:24 p.m. ET
The Packers have more urgent needs, but their depth at WR might need addressing if Greg Jennings and Donald Driver are on the way out.

Packers QB to skip Pro Bowl because of injuries

Posted Jan. 15, 2013 @ 5:33 p.m. ET
Packers QB Aaron Rodgers says injuries to "multiple lower extremities" will keep him out of the Pro Bowl later this month.

Chiefs hire Packers' Dorsey as GM

Posted Jan. 13, 2013 @ 1:37 a.m. ET
The Chiefs announced during the first half of the Packers' game against the 49ers that they had hired longtime Green Bay personnel man John Dorsey as GM.

Kaepernick leads 49ers back to NFC title game

Posted Jan. 13, 2013 @ 12:04 a.m. ET
Colin Kaepernick ran for a quarterback playoff record 181 yards and two touchdowns n leading the 49ers back to the NFC championship game.

Friday injury report for divisional playoffs

Posted Jan. 11, 2013 @ 4:14 p.m. ET
Here is the Friday injury report for the divisional playoffs, showing to what degree injured players participated in their teams' practices.

Packers RB Harris looks like a real keeper

Posted Jan. 11, 2013 @ 1:32 p.m. ET
In his first play in a Packers uniform, RB DuJuan Harris showed he belonged.

Looking back, thinking ahead

Posted Jan. 09, 2013 @ 12:50 p.m. ET
Tom Danyluk delivers some final thoughts on last week's wild-card action, and gives his forecast on the upcoming divisional round.

Ryan, Falcons understand situation they're in

Posted Jan. 08, 2013 @ 4:52 p.m. ET
The Falcons and QB Matt Ryan are aware of the pressures they face this weekend in what should be a strong divisional slate of games.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Aug. 09, 2012
The Green Bay Packers have placed Bishop on injured reserve, ending his season.||||||| Bishop tore his right hamstring in the team's first preseason game at San Diego. Packers coach Mike McCarthy said at the time that Bishop's season was in jeopardy. He had to have surgery, so Monday's move was widely expected.
Posted Dec. 09, 2011
The Packers ruled out Bishop and running back James Starks from Sunday's home game against Oakland.||||||| Bishop, the team's leader in tackles, will miss a second straight game because of a calf injury.
Posted Dec. 02, 2011
The Packers said Friday that Bishop won't play Sunday against the Giants.||||||| He suffered a calf injury in Green Bay's win at Detroit on Thanksgiving Day.
Posted Aug. 15, 2011
Bishop didn't get to join his teammates at the White House because he forgot his ID on the team plane. Bishop was sure he had his wallet when he got on a team bus from the airport to the White House last Friday, as the Packers prepared to finally make their lockout-delayed visit. When security began checking IDs, Bishop suddenly realized he didn't have his.||||||| Bishop says White House security wasn't willing to make an exception to let him in without identification, so he had to stay on the team bus. Bishop said he called his family, updated his Twitter account and took a nap while his teammates met President Barack Obama.
Posted Jan. 29, 2011
Bishop says the Packers began preparing for Ben Roethlisberger by watching video of how other teams failed to bring down the Steelers' big quarterback. The Packers could've been featured, too, in defensive coordinator Dom Capers' highlight package as they work toward Super Bowl on Feb. 6.||||||| Bishop says the video review was meant to remind them that there are no easy ways to bring a 6-foot-5, 241-pound person to the ground. Cornerback Charles Woodson says Roethlisberger is elusive enough to avoid a blitz and too big to trip up with just an arm tackle.

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